Doric capital

дорическая капитель

English-Russian architecture dictionary. 2015.

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  • Capital (architecture) — Ionic capital, from the temple of Athena Polias, Priene, Ionia, in a 19th century engraving In architecture the capital (from the Latin caput, head ) forms the topmost member of a column (or pilaster). It mediates between the column and the load… …   Wikipedia

  • Doric — Dor ic, a. [L. Doricus, Gr. ?, fr. ? the Dorians.] 1. Pertaining to Doris, in ancient Greece, or to the Dorians; as, the Doric dialect. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) Belonging to, or resembling, the oldest and simplest of the three orders of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • capital — capital1 capitalness, n. /kap i tl/, n. 1. the city or town that is the official seat of government in a country, state, etc.: Tokyo is the capital of Japan. 2. a city regarded as being of special eminence in some field of activity: New York is… …   Universalium

  • Doric order — The Doric order was one of the three orders or organizational systems of ancient Greek or classical architecture; the other two canonical orders were the Ionic and the Corinthian. Contents 1 History 2 Examples 3 See also …   Wikipedia

  • Doric dialect (Scotland) — Scots language History …   Wikipedia

  • Doric — /dawr ik, dor /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Doris, its inhabitants, or their dialect. 2. rustic, as a dialect. 3. Archit. noting or pertaining to one of the five classical orders, developed in Greece and altered by the Romans. The Greek Doric… …   Universalium

  • Doric order —       one of the orders of classical architecture, characterized by a simple and austere column and capital. See order. * * * …   Universalium

  • Doric — Dor•ic [[t]ˈdɔr ɪk, ˈdɒr [/t]] adj. 1) archit. of or designating one of the five classical orders of architecture, characterized typically by a fluted column having as a capital a convex circular molding, or echinus, supporting a square slab, or… …   From formal English to slang

  • Doric — /ˈdɒrɪk/ (say dorik) adjective 1. of or relating to Doris, an ancient region in central Greece, its inhabitants, or their dialect. 2. rustic, as a dialect. 3. Architecture denoting or relating to the simplest of the three Greek orders (order def …   Australian English dictionary

  • proto-doric — |prōd.(ˌ)ō+ adjective Usage: usually capitalized D : primitively Doric proto Doric capital proto Doric column * * * /proh toh dawr ik, dor /, adj. of or pertaining to architecture, as in certain Egyptian tombs, supposedly anticipating the Grecian …   Useful english dictionary

  • Abacus (architecture) — In architecture, an abacus (from the Greek abax , slab; or French abaque , tailloir ; plural abacuses or abaci) is a flat slab forming the uppermost member or division of the capital of a column, above the bell. Its chief function is to provide a …   Wikipedia

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